Boat: We have a problem... A serious addiction issue.
Originally saildrives got a lot of bad press because the first ones were terribly designed and had a lot of failures. Modern ones are a lot better, but still have a reputation (fair or not) of having maintenance problems.
Frankly I like them, but like many thing involving boats their are trade offs either way.
- If animals weren't meant to be eaten then they wouldn't be made of food.